Carabineros Director General Hermes Soto Monday admitted his force would freeze the Jungle Commando training programme in Colombia. We have no plans to continue sending people to train there, he said.
Dozens turned out on Saturday in southern Chile for the funeral of a Mapuche land activist and fugitive who last Tuesday was found dead of shotgun wounds to the chest. Carabineros have made no arrests and have no suspects so far, said local authorities.
A United Nations investigator on Tuesday urged Chile’s government to stop using an anti-terrorism law against Mapuche Indians who are fighting to recover their ancestral land.